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Full Title: 20th Workshop on East Asian Linguistics

      
Short Title: WEAL 2014
Location: Los Angeles, CA, USA
Start Date: 04-Apr-2014 - 05-Apr-2014
Contact: WEAL 2014
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting Description: 20th Workshop on East Asian Linguistics

The Asian Languages and Cultures Department at the University of California, Los Angeles announces its 20th Workshop on East Asian Linguistics. WEAL-20 will take place on April 4-5, 2014 in Royce Hall at UCLA.

WEAL-20 is a workshop for graduate students to present and discuss linguistic issues pertaining to the languages of East Asia (Chinese, Japanese, and Korean). WEAL-20 will ONLY accept submissions from graduate students.

Faculty Advisors: Professor Hongyin Tao, Professor Sung-Ock Sohn.

Organizing Committee: Ayano Takeuchi, Danjie Su, Daphne Lee, Don Lee, Grigor Ketenchian, Haiping Wu, Heeju Lee, Keiko Tsurumi, Kyoungmi Ha, Natalia Konstantinovskaya, Wei Wang

Sponsors:

UCLA Asian Languages & Cultures Department, UCLA Center for Chinese Studies, Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies, UCLA Center for Korean Studies.
Linguistic Subfield: Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; General Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics
LL Issue: 25.440


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